TPD hosting National Night Out events in two local neighborhoods

Posted at 4:30 PM, Aug 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-04 16:30:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -  The Tallahassee Police Department is hosting National Night Out events in two local neighborhoods.  

This year two Tallahassee neighborhoods will host the event on Tuesday, Aug. 7. 

The Eastgate Neighborhood will participate in Tuesday night's National Night Out Celebration from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Eastgate Way and Danshire Drive.   

TPD will also be at 3535 Roberts Avenue in The Meadows Neighborhood from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  

Local vendors as well as TPD's Community Relations Unit, will be on-site to share home and business security information, as well as services available to help protect residents and their property. 

National Night Out is a community event, which:

  • Heightens crime and drug prevention awareness.
  • Generates support for and participation in local anti-crime programs.
  • Strengthens neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.
  • Sends a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. 

For more information, contact TPD's Community Relations Unit at 850-891-4407.